Risks Of Atazanavir
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University of British ColumbiaThis is an interesting question. The regimen you are now taking carries a limited risk of any lipodystrophy. This being said, there are a few case reports of reversal of body shape abnormalities following a switch from another protease inhibitor... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeThat is one of the most important questions we're currently confronting regarding HIV therapy. Unfortunately, at this point we don't have an answer, although some studies indicate that the risk of lipodystrophy is lower in non-nucleoside... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalA study over 1 year did not find any fat loss or metabolic disturbances. Many physicians now think the choice of nucleoside analog (NRTI) is more important than the choice of PI for the risk of body shape changes. However, in terms of metabolic... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaIt would be important to make sure (by tests on your stool and perhaps even other tests) that there is not a specific cause for your diarrhea other than the medications. This being said, it is quite possible that it may be a side effect of the... Read more »
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Posted by princealbert, 1 ReplyDoes anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too many options left. I might be getting T-20, but need another good drug to add to... Read more »
Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 ReplyI am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds?
I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and was taken off them due... Read more »
Posted by princealbertDoes anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too many options left. I might be getting T-20, but need another good drug to add to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.
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